David Burliuk and the Japanese Avant-garde


    On 16th October 1968, Yasunari Kawabata becomes the first Japanese person to be awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature. In the 1920s he was still experimenting with different styles of writing. During those years, David Burliuk travelled to Japan where he cooperated with the emerging Japanese futurist movement on whom he had an enormous influence. This relationship is told in David Burliuk and the Japanese Avant-garde.

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